Head Quarters Newburgh Tuesday March 4th 1783
For the day tomorrow Major Knap.
For duty the 3d Massachusetts regiment.
Those men who have given orders for the full pay of the month of January, with the approbation of their Commanding Officers, are not to be included in the Weekly Abstracts—they are only to be comprehended in the pay rolls of that month and Settled with from them.
Immediately previous to every payment of the Noncommisioned officers and privates: The Arms, Accoutriments, Cloathing and other articles of public property in their possession are to be minutely inspected, that in case of negligence or deficiency proper Stoppages may be made—This to be considered as a standing regulation.
All persons possessing due Bills given under the late Contract of Wadsworth and Carter are requested to present them to Mr John Trumbull at Mr Cases in NewWindsor before the 10th instant—Such as are not presented before that day will be paid on the first day of April by Melancthorn Smith Esqr. & Company at Newburgh.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.